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1963 Cincinnati Reds
Major league affiliations
Location
1963 Information
Owner(s) Bill DeWitt
General Manager(s) Bill DeWitt
Manager(s) Fred Hutchinson
Local television WLWT
(Ed Kennedy, Frank McCormick)
Local radio WKRC
(Waite Hoyt, Gene Kelly)

The Cincinnati Reds' 1963 season consisted of the Cincinnati Reds finishing in fifth place in the National League, with a record of 86-76, 13 games behind the NL and World Series Champion Los Angeles Dodgers. The Reds were managed by Fred Hutchinson and played their home games at Crosley Field.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

  • April 8, 1963: Pete Rose made his major league debut on Opening Day against the Pittsburgh Pirates and drew a walk. He had three at bats, without a hit.[4]
  • April 13, 1963: Rose, who was 0-for-11 at the time, got his first major league hit, a triple off Pittsburgh's Bob Friend.
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Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Los Angeles Dodgers 99 63 -- .611
St. Louis Cardinals 93 69 6 .574
San Francisco Giants 88 74 11 .543
Philadelphia Phillies 87 75 12 .537
Cincinnati Reds 86 76 13 .531
Milwaukee Braves 84 78 15 .519
Chicago Cubs 82 80 17 .506
Pittsburgh Pirates 74 88 25 .457
Houston Colt .45s 66 96 33 .407
New York Mets 51 111 48 .315

Notable transactions

Roster

1963 Cincinnati Reds roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
2B Rose, PetePete Rose 157 623 170 .273 6 41

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Gold Glove Award

  • Johnny Edwards [7]

Rookie of the Year Award

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League Don Heffner
AA Macon Peaches Sally League Dave Bristol
A Rocky Mount Leafs Carolina League Red Davis
A Tampa Tarpons Florida State League Hersh Freeman
A Cedar Rapids Red Raiders Midwest League Mike Ryba

[9]

Notes

References


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